How to Apply to the Nursing Program
Prospective nursing students are strongly advised to attend a Nursing Information Seminar.
The School of Nursing operates Associate Degree Programs in two locations (Ammerman Campus and Grant Campus). When applying to the Nursing Program you may select your campus location preference. Please be advised that preferences are not guaranteed.
Current High School Students:
Current high school students may complete an application online or in person at the Admissions office, and submit an official high school transcript or GED with immunization records as well as a meningitis form.
Students previously or currently enrolled in college, or
High School Graduates with no college credits:
If you have taken courses at Suffolk County Community College before, but are not currently attending, submit a readmission form through the Office of Admissions. (You may need to resubmit your high school and/or college transcripts if you have not been in attendance for more than 3 years.)
To take courses as a non-matriculated student (non-degree seeking) you may register by completing a Non-Degree Student Application Form. Some courses have pre-requisite requirements and may require a waiver. Meeting with a counselor prior to registration can provide you with additional information.
To begin taking courses as a matriculated student (degree seeking), you must submit an admission application for Liberal Arts General Studies to the campus where the desired program is offered. Courses may be taken on a full-time (12 credits or more) or part-time (11 credits or less) basis.
If you do not have a prior college degree:
Complete an application online or in person at the Admissions office, and submit an official high school transcript
or GED with immunization records as well as a meningitis form.
Transfer Credit Policies
If you do have a prior college credits or a degree from another institution:
Please follow the steps above and send all official transcripts from former college(s) to:
Suffolk County Community College
College Transfer Evaluator
533 College Road, Kreiling Hall, Room 103
Selden, NY 11784
The Transfer Credit Office will evaluate your transfer credits and notify you by mail if your college courses are applicable to the nursing program and will transfer. The School of Nursing does not evaluate or accept Nursing credits from another institution.
Contact Central Admissions at (631) 451-4414 to determine if your transcripts are on file.
Students internally transferring from the RN program to the PN program will receive transfer credit for successfully completing an RN course with a C+ or higher.
NUR116 credit for PNU116
NUR102 credit for PNU120 (RN Transfer students who did not complete NUR102 must start with PNU116/119)
NUR133 credit for PNU119 ( RN Transfer students who did not complete NUR133 must take PNU119)
NUR136 credit for PNU128
NUR236 and NUR238 credit for PNU135 (RN Transfer students must have successfully completed both NUR236 and NUR238 for substitution credit for PNU135.
NUR240 credit for PNU133
Students completing 1st year courses in NUR will be given credit for PNU116, PNU119, PNU120 and PNU128 as noted in course substituion guidelines.
Important Telephone Numbers and Information
To apply, or get more information, please view our Admissions Procedures.
Or call the Admissions Office at the campus you are applying to
533 College Road
Selden, NY 11784-2899
121 Speonk-Riverhead Road
Riverhead, NY 11717-1092
|Michael J. Grant Campus
Crooked Hill Road
Brentwood, NY 11716
Students in the LPN to RN Advanced Placement Program will receive 8.5 prior learning credits upon successfully completing NUR125.